The Use and Safety of Herbal Medicine Within the Context of Ghana: A Qualitative Exploration

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/622642
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
The Use and Safety of Herbal Medicine Within the Context of Ghana: A Qualitative Exploration
Other Titles:
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Author(s):
Aziato, Lydia
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Tau Lambda-at-Large
Author Details:
Lydia Aziato, PhD, MPhil, BA (Nurs) (Psych) (Hons), Department of Adult Health, School of Nursing, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
Abstract:

The use of herbal medicine for different health challenges continue to rise. This study explored the factors which enhanced and hinder herbal medicine use as well us practices that unsure the safety of herbal medicine as well as the dynamics of clinical use of herbal medicine in Ghana.

Keywords:
Herbal Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM); Qualitative Research
Repository Posting Date:
19-Sep-2017
Date of Publication:
19-Sep-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17C03
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.

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dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleThe Use and Safety of Herbal Medicine Within the Context of Ghana: A Qualitative Explorationen_US
dc.title.alternativeComplementary and Alternative Medicineen
dc.contributor.authorAziato, Lydiaen
dc.contributor.departmentTau Lambda-at-Largeen
dc.author.detailsLydia Aziato, PhD, MPhil, BA (Nurs) (Psych) (Hons), Department of Adult Health, School of Nursing, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghanaen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/622642-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>The use of herbal medicine for different health challenges continue to rise. This study explored the factors which enhanced and hinder herbal medicine use as well us practices that unsure the safety of herbal medicine as well as the dynamics of clinical use of herbal medicine in Ghana.</span></p>en
dc.subjectHerbal Medicineen
dc.subjectComplementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)en
dc.subjectQualitative Researchen
dc.date.available2017-09-19T15:09:31Z-
dc.date.issued2017-09-19-
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-19T15:09:31Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
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